Wikipediocracy is Down and Up after unanticipated update

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Wikipediocracy is Down

Post by Stanistani » Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:38 am

Wikipediocracy's host changed to the latest version of PHP. Their version of phpBB was not compatible.
The forum will be down for a few days while they backup, upgrade, restore, re-add customizations and reopen.
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Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Post by Stanistani » Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:41 am

Wikipediocracy's host changed to the latest version of PHP. Their version of phpBB was not compatible.
The forum will be down for a few days while they backup, upgrade, restore, re-add customizations and reopen.
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Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Post by Kumioko » Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:49 am

Stanistani wrote:Wikipediocracy's host changed to the latest version of PHP. Their version of phpBB was not compatible.
The forum will be down for a few days while they backup, upgrade, restore, re-add customizations and reopen.

Oh darn! Bwahaha
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Re: Wikipediocracy is Down

Post by JuiceBeetle » Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:05 am

#Bbbgate

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Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Post by The End » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:03 am

Stanistani wrote:Wikipediocracy's host changed to the latest version of PHP. Their version of phpBB was not compatible.
The forum will be down for a few days while they backup, upgrade, restore, re-add customizations and reopen.


Was the site warned about the upgrade or was it a surprise?
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Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Post by Kumioko » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:40 pm

Well it looks like WPO is mostly back up but they picked just about the worst layout they could find. I sure hope that's just an experimental style till they get all the data loaded and patches loaded, cause god it's awful.
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Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Post by Carrite » Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:19 am

Kumioko wrote:Well it looks like WPO is mostly back up but they picked just about the worst layout they could find. I sure hope that's just an experimental style till they get all the data loaded and patches loaded, cause god it's awful.


I think it's pretty much a placeholder until they find something they like.

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Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Post by CrowsNest » Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:57 pm

:roll:
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Not that this place can lay claim to the title either anymore.

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Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Post by JuiceBeetle » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:59 pm

Kumioko wrote: I sure hope that's just an experimental style

Here's a dark mode variant:
https://userstyles.org/styles/177172/wikipediocracy-dark
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Re: Wikipediocracy is Down

Post by Stanistani » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:25 am

JuiceBeetle wrote:The pitfalls of php.
Discussion topic: https://www.wikipediasucks.co/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1568

That could have been merged into this discussion, which I started in the proper forum.

Edit: Thanks!
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